I recently attended a rally for Tedra Cobb in Gloversville. She’s running for US Congress in NY’s 21st District stretching from Ballston Spa all the way to the Canadian border and St. Lawrence River. I was impressed with several facets of her experience.
A school walk out is being organized by a group of seniors at Ballston Spa High School. This walk out is in response to the many school shootings in the US, specifically that at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. The walk out will be held on Wednesday, March 14th, beginning at 10:00am…
ALBANY, NY – Congressman Paul Tonko (D-NY) will continue his “Souper Bowl” tradition tomorrow, Feb. 4th, by volunteering with community organizations in Albany to serve meals to those in need in the Capital Region.
Following resolution of the federal government shutdown with no action taken to address the opioid epidemic, Congressman Paul D. Tonko (D-NY)Do will spend the week before and after the January 30th State of the Union highlighting the issue and pushing for concrete progress.
WASHINGTON– Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.), Rep. David Cicilline (D-R.I.), and Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.), joined by 168 House colleagues, today sent a letter to President Trump expressing their support for keeping the federal government open while pressing for the inclusion of urgent bipartisan priorities in any funding resolution.
Congressman Paul Tonko (D-NY) demanded an apology from President Trump last night for his reported comments yesterday demanding to know why we should accept immigrants from “shithole countries” instead of places like Norway.
WASHINGTON – The leaders of an influential House caucus, the Bipartisan Heroin Task Force, announced at a press conference today that they are adding the Addiction Treatment Access Improvement Act, sponsored by Congressman Paul D. Tonko (D-NY), to their 2018 legislative agenda.
Congress, which can’t seem to accomplish anything of use has managed to accomplish something useless: a repeal of The Affordable Care Act. It will be vetoed. Congress (read “republicans”) will shout from the housetops that they won!
NYSED new Commissioner MaryEllen Elia just received her welcome to NYS basket filled with an influx of mail from the outraged NYS parents. After making her hard as nails threats to pull Title 1 funding from high opt-out schools on the disastrous “Invalid and Unreliable” Common Core tests.
BALLSTON SPA — On Tuesday, Aug. 11, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik hosted a roundtable with panelists from Ballston Spa to better understand the concerns facing the millennial generation in the district.